Canada has been able to develop a fairly successful system of healthcare rationing by balancing the conflicting concerns of equal access and cost efficiency, federal funding and provincial control, and public sector management and private sector provision. Financial constraints limit the kinds of services included within the notion of equal access however, forcing healthcare providers to make difficult choices about who will receive a particular healthcare service.
Rationing Health Care in Canada,
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